Time, Life, and Taxes: Barbara Martin’s Now and Then, at BAYarts

It’s an extremely varied collection of media and message in Barbara Martin’s exhibit, Now and Then, on view August 11 through October 7 at BAYarts.  The artist’s highly skilled scratchboard portraits of birds mingle with found object assemblage and 2D collage in a couple of different veins, and one larger installation that makes a category of its own. Taken altogether, […]

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BAYarts presents Simultaneous Contrasts: Works of David Kuntzman and Priscilla Roggencamp

Outwardly, there may seem to be few clear connecting points between David Kuntzman’s linear, conceptual abstractions and Priscilla Roggenkamp’s figural, textile sculptures. The artists feel this is part of the fun of working together. In describing Simultaneous Contrasts, opening at BAYarts on July 14, Roggenkamp advises the connection may not be obvious between the saturated colors of Kuntzman’s paintings and […]

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David Hicks: Multi Figure Narratives, at BAYarts

David Hicks draws people. His work is centered on the human figure. By using the figure or portrait in a narrative context, he metaphorically represents aspects of the human experience. The drawings reference history, myth, and pop culture. Hicks advises that the process of layering these symbolic figures and composing relationships between them is a cathartic way for him to […]

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The Painting Porch: Cathie Bleck and Marianne Berardi at BAYarts

Plein air painting is a joy, both for artists and audiences. It bridges the gap between a hobbyist’s enthusiasm for art and the deeper commitment of professional artists; even better, it prompts the painter to go outside and look around. Wonderfully basic, it’s a conversation with places and things that produces an enduring response. The process is a one-on-one encounter […]

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Scouting the BAYarts Juried Show

Juried shows are gateways for artists to get a foot in the door and show their stuff. They cast a wide net, attract a range of artists, and create a buzz that draws large audiences to see diverse works on display at one time.  For this year’s Juried Show at BAYarts, artists Sarah Curry and David King were tasked to […]

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